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Film Discussion (in English): The Intouchables (French Drama)

  • 02/24/2022
  • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Zoom (link provided upon registration)


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Film Discussion (in English):The Intouchables (2012 French Comedy- Drama 112 min.)

Director: Olivier Nakache & Eric Toledano

Starring: François Cluzet & Omar Sy

Description: A French aristocrat and intellectual hires a young man just released from prison, to be his caregiver after he becomes a quadriplegic from a paragliding accident. This story of the friendship between the two men is told as flashbacks based on a true story. Sometimes you have to reach into someone else’s world to find out what’s missing in your own.

Discussion Leader: Peter Conroy

Peter Conroy is professor Emeritus at University of Illinois - Chicago

Film Discussion Chairs: Roya Mehrnoosh and Robin Winter Odem

Please view the film before attending the discussion on Zoom.

Streaming available on YouTube and Amazon Prime,  DVD available at Chicago Public Libraries

Please note that this discussion will be held in ENGLISH. If you would like to join the FRENCH discussion of this film, please click here to register!

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